King amongst men.
The thespian, currently appearing as King Lear in the city, was happy to give up his spare time to help.
Sadly some national newspaper reviewers took a predictably snooty approach to a theatre exclusive happening in the North West. But Postlethwaite is here anyway.
He could be in Hollywood making more money, but instead the Liverpudlian has come back to his roots for this special one-off.
You will always be a King in our eyes Pete.